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Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

Are we coding for coding’s sake?

More and more Kiwi kids are learning to code, but are teachers empowering their students to think critically and solve problems, or just introducing them to the latest tech fad? By JUDE BARBACK.

How important are school pools?

MELISSA WASTNEY asks how the phasing out of swimming pools in our schools is affecting young New Zealanders, and what is involved in keeping school pools open.

Educating teachers for a complex world

Two recent reports focus on newly graduated teachers and how they fare in the classroom. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to two leaders of teacher education programmes about the consistency of teacher training across the country.

Too soon to declare qualifications dead

ROGER SMYTH tempers suggestions that qualifications are dead with some compelling evidence.

Overseas education experts to hit NZ shores in 2018

Kiwi teachers will have the chance this year to learn about an internationally acclaimed whole school approach to wellbeing and positive behaviour.

Te Reo’s doubtful future and the prospect of compulsion

Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.

Future-focused spaces for future-focused learners

It was Socrates who said, “Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel”.

The new technologies set to enter your classroom in 2018

From artificial intelligence to mixed reality, MEI LIN LOW shares the technologies we can expect to see more of in our classrooms this year.

Doing something about dyslexia

The Government is poised to make changes to provide better screening and support for children with dyslexia, reports JODY HOPKINSON.
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